George Washington Hodges of Hodges, SC was born 9 Sep 1792, In or around the now town of Hodges, Abbeville, South Carolina. His father was the Revolutionary War Veteran John Hodges born Abt 1765 probably in Essex County, Virginia. General George Washington Hodges mother was Frances Anderson born 23 Mar 1773.
George was the leading officer of the SC Militia before the Civil War. His father and mother were buried just outside town and just off of a dirt track for go cart racing. The pre-Civil War graveyard is no longer cared for and has been vandalized.
George married Rebecca Douglas 15 Oct 1815, they had 9 children; Mary Elizabeth, Frances G, Washington Ludlow, Anna Rebecca Bowen, Victoria America, John Fletcher, Emory Archibald, Mary Edwina Gabriel Mitchell, all Hodges'.
His siblings were; numbered 19, Frances Anderson had 18 of them. John Hodges first married Margaret Long who died due to complications of child birth.